The five first-growth estates in Bordeaux skyrocketed past their previous price records for young wines in early June, selling the first release of their 2000 wines to the trade for 120 euros ($102) a bottle -- a 71 percent increase from 1999 prices.
For the full article, check out the new issue of Wine Spectator, on newsstands August 31, 2001.
Do you have a Wine Spectator magazine subscription? Save 50% on your Online Membership right now!
Passionate about wine? WineSpectator.com seeks a highly motivated digital journalist for an assistant editor position in its New York editorial department.
Sips & Tips | Wine & Healthy Living
Video Theater | Collecting & Auctions
New! Ratings Flash